Björn Gottstein, co-curator of Free! Music, began his career as a music journalist in Berlin. Since 2009, he has in addition organized festivals addressing themes such as music and poverty (Audio Poverty, 2009), music and transcendence (Lux Aeterna, 2011), and musical interpretation (Faithful, 2012). He has been an editor for New Music at the SWR2 radio station since 2013 and in 2015 took up the post of Artistic Director for the program of the Donaueschingen Music Festival.

Contributions to the 100 Years of Now. Journal: How Does Free Music Sound?